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Organizational Leadership

Bachelor of Applied Science

Gain the skills to take leadership roles in a variety of organizations, including corporate, nonprofit, military and government organizations.

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The Bachelor of Applied Science with an emphasis in Organizational Leadership focuses on the process of leadership, which involves the leader, the followers and the organizational context. Coursework provides insight into crucial leadership topics such as organizational behavior, decision-making and team building. These theory-based courses also focus on the practical application of knowledge. All students must complete a group project within the community as part of a required capstone course that is based on the development of project management skills. The degree prepares students to enter into or advance within the workforce. With the working adult in mind, classes for this program are very flexible.

This degree is designed for students transferring coursework from regionally accredited and/or military institutions. During the application process, the submission of a resume and goal statement is required for professional admission to the program. Before applying, we recommend that you discuss your background with a program adviser. Contact onlineadmissions@email.arizona.edu or 520-621-0898 for a referral.

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Career Level: Undergraduate
Degree: Bachelor of Applied Science
College: University of Arizona South

Cost & Eligibility

Per Unit Cost: $500
*Residents of some U.S. Territories may not be eligible. Please see our Eligibility & State Authorization page for more information.
Wondering about the specific classes you can take in this program? See the course descriptions below.
  • LDRV 302 - The Leadership Function- The dynamics of supervisory and leadership functions in private and public organizations. Also covered in this course are the cognitive roles that make up the supervisory/leadership process as well as how to apply supervisory and leadership theory to actual situations in the workplace.
  • LDRV 401 - Leadership in a Diverse Environment - Development of basic management skills to motivate and lead employees, improve organizational performance, and succeed amid diversity within an organization.
  • LDRV 397A/B - Mentoring Workshops - The practical application of theoretical learning within a small group setting and involving an exchange of ideas and practical methods, skills, and principles for various topics that relate to the field of Organizational Leadership.
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